Mount Binalud, located within the county.
|Province||Razavi Khorasan Province|
|Bakhsh (Districts)||Central District, Sarvelayat District, Zeberkhan District, Miyan Jolgeh District|
|Time zone||IRST (UTC+3:30)|
|• Summer (DST)||IRDT (UTC+4:30)|
|Nishapur County at GEOnet Names Server|
Nishapur County (Persian: شهرستان نیشابور) is a county in Razavi Khorasan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Nishapur. At the 2006 census, its population (including portions of the county later split off from the county to form Firuzeh County) was 441,184, in 118,214 families; excluding those portions, the population was 391,361 in 105,633 families.
Nishapur massacre by the Mongols
The Nishapur massacre by the Mongols took place at Nishapur in April 1221. The Mongol armies of Genghis Khan massacred the entire population of the area, which some estimates put at 1,747,000 citizens.
- "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". Islamic Republic of Iran. Archived from the original (EXCEL) on 2011-11-11.
- DEATH BY GOVERNMENT
- اطلس گیتاشناسی استانهای ایران [Atlas Gitashenasi Ostanhai Iran] (Gitashenasi Province Atlas of Iran)
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